Lena Chamamyan

Lena Chamamyan returns to London with her ensemble for a full-length charity concert in support of Breast Cancer Hope, a vital organisation dedicated to funding research to improve the lives of women with breast cancer. An award-winning singer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist from Syria, Chamamyan revives Syrian, Armenian and Bahraini folkloric songs with modern styles, creating […]

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Faraj Suleiman Quartet

As part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, Marsm and King’s Place present Palestinian composer and pianist Faraj Suleiman with this quartet. Born in a village in the upper Galilee, renowned Palestinian composer and pianist Faraj Suleiman has been playing the piano since the tender age of three. Influenced by his passion for Arabic music and eastern rhythms, it’s both […]

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Cairokee

The name Cairokee expresses the bands irrefutable connection with their Egyptian audiences, combining Cairo & Karaoke to symbolise their “singing along” with Cairo. Yet after over 15 years of performing and 4 albums, their captivating energy, creativity and humility has ensured that it is now Cairo that sings along with them, and not the other way […]

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The Dwarfs of East Agouza

In 2012, Cairo’s shuffling Agouza district gave birth to one of the most hypnotic trios to emerge from Egypt’s alternative scene – The Dwarfs of East Agouza. The trio’s instrumental improvisation-based explorations have since been propelled by North African percussion loops and quivering keys, West African tinged free jazz guitar, and grounded by driving Krautrock-style […]

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Bachar Zarkan presents: The Hallaj of Hope – London & Manchester

As part of MARSM’s spring programme, we are showcasing the enduring legacy and spirit of Sufi music, a spiritual branch within Islam that ascertains the nature of humanity and God, and the presence of divine love in the world. Through this newly commissioned concert, audiences will see the mesmerising character of Sufi musical performance and […]

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Mashrou’ Leila UK TOUR 2019

Announcing their UK tour, Lebanese indie-pop sensation Mashrou’ Leila will be returning for their highly anticipated 3-city tour in 2019. MAR 07 | LONDON – Roundhouse | TICKETS MAR 09 | MANCHESTER – Gorilla | TICKETS MAR 10| GLASGOW – Oran Mor | TICKETS Born of a nocturnal encounter at the American University of Beirut in 2008, Mashrou’ Leila […]

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Hishek Bishek 9 – Sounds of the Middle East Underground

Journeying through the fascinating and bass-heavy musical landscape of the Middle East’s burgeoning electronic music scenes, Hishek Bishek has emerged to become London’s most pulsing Arabic Electronic party. From cutting-edge releases to bootleg wedding recordings, killer Mahraganat tracks and hypnotic Dabke remixes from the Levant, Hishek Bishek is back at Electrowerkz for a night of […]

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Hamza Namira – Album Debut

Hailed as the “new Sayed Darwish”, Hamza Namira is one of the most celebrated faces of modern Arabic music. A songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist from Egypt, Hamza has become a luminous expression of his homeland’s resilience and ambition. Emerging as a major public figure, most notably since the Egyptian revolution of 2011, he uses his […]